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Human Service Work

This guide will help Human Service Work (HSW) students find information in the OC Library collection and on the Internet.


Find articles and other e-resources when searching OCtopus, the Library's search engine.

Search OCtopus: Find Books, Articles, & More!


To find databases related to this course, go to the tab Articles & E-Resources on the Library webpage and select the subject area you are searching in the dropdown menu.

For Human Services Work browse the dropdown menu for subject Human/Social Services check out the librarian recommended databases and more...
Academic Search Premier (multidisciplinary) 
PsycINFO (Psychology + mental disorders) 
CBCA Complete (Canadian multidisciplinary)
CPI-Q (Canadian multidisciplinary) 
ERIC (Education) 
Professional Development Collection (Education) 

For print or e-journals search the Library catalogue Voyager or the list of e-journals.

Key Journals + Magazines

Browse these journals and  professional magazines for current information in your field.

Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Human Services (1990-1994)  [print]

Many e-journals are licensed by OC Library for student and employee use.  You may be prompted to login to authenticate as an OC user.

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